With the nonresident student attendance portions of House Bill 563 (2021) set to go into effect in July, staff from the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Finance and Operations met with school district leaders for the April Superintendents Webcast to examine how the legislation will affect those districts.
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Kentucky superintendents discuss legislature’s decision to strike down emergency regulation on paid leave for quarantined school staff
Following the Kentucky General Assembly’s decision to disallow an emergency regulation related to paid leave for district employees, leadership from the Kentucky Department of Education met with school district leaders during the Superintendent Webcast on March 8 to provide details on how to move forward for quarantined staff.
Superintendents dive into 2022 Impact Kentucky survey results, receive legislative update during webcast
During the Feb. 15 Superintendents Webcast, and coming off the heels of last week’s release of the 2022 Impact Kentucky Working Conditions Survey results, staff from the Kentucky Department of Education provided district leaders with context on how to examine the data to make informed decisions for their schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) on Feb. 10 released results from the 2022 Impact Kentucky Working Conditions Survey, which asks all certified school staff about their working conditions and helps improve the environment for educators across the Commonwealth.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has released a new guidance document, "Guidance for COVID-19 Remote Learning Flexibilities," to support districts as they navigate the extended flexibility of temporary remote learning.
Students with disabilities have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic compared to their peers without disabilities. The American Rescue Plan: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) is providing Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Office of Special Education and Early Learning (OSEEL) a chance to help those students.
During the Kentucky Department of Education’s January Superintendents Webcast, department staff sought to answer questions surrounding how the omicron variant of COVID-19 will impact non-traditional instruction days.
Following devastating tornadoes that ripped through Western Kentucky on Dec. 10-11, superintendents from the impacted districts provided updates from their local communities during the Kentucky Department of Education’s Dec. 14 Superintendents Webcast.
Kentucky superintendents hear updates on HB 563, School Funding Task Force legislative recommendations
Kentucky Department of Education leadership met with district leaders on Nov. 16 for the department’s monthly Superintendents Webcast to provide details on litigation surrounding House Bill 563.